Lamp Post: January 28, 2014

The original Narnian lamp post drawn by Pauline Baynes

The original Narnian lamp post drawn by Pauline Baynes

The Lamp Post is a collection of quotes, news articles, opinion pieces or blog posts that I found interesting and worthy of attention.

If you see something that you believe should be in The Lamp Post, tweet it to me at @WardrobeDoor with the hashtag #LampPost.

Christianity Today: Your Next Bible Will be a Hologram

“Holographic technology neatly sidesteps several limitations of current digital Bible study and could potentially usher widespread, transformative, digitally assisted Bible study.”

New York Times: Study Finds Reading to Children of All Ages Grooms Them to Read More on Their Own

“There were some consistent patterns among the heavier readers: For the younger children — ages 6 to 11 — being read aloud to regularly and having restricted online time were correlated with frequent reading.”

A rule we have adopted is “reading for time.” If you want to play video games for 30 minutes, you have to read for 30 minutes. So far, we have two boys who still love to play video games, but who also love to read.

Patheos: Aaron Rodger’s Right. . . and Wrong: How God Cares about the Packer Loss

“God cares about anything for which we care and He uses all of life to teach us. A Seahawk victory was partly a product of individual choices, combined with God’s curriculum for the players, and the billions of other by products of that victory.”

Libary of Economics and Liberty: The Modality of Monogamy

Despite what you may believe and what you see portrayed in movies and TV shows, when asked how many sexual partners a person has had over their lifetime, the most common answer is “one.”

Pew Research: 64 Countries Have Religious Symbols on Their National Flag

“A third of the world’s 196 countries currently have national flags that include religious symbols.”

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Aaron Earls

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